Unique Indian style of contemporary art

A show of Raza’s works curated by the Mumbai-based curator Ranjit Hoskote entitled ‘Dance of the Elements’ would open in Akar Prakar Gallery, New Delhi from February 18, and continue till March 14…writes Siddhi Jain. Marking the beginning of the birth centenary celebrations of iconic Indian modernist master Sayed Haider Raza, the Raza Foundation is

‘What My Mother Didn’t Teach Me’

Most of his work depicts human condition – the contradictions, the faces we put on…writes Siddhi Jain. Fashion designer Anamika Khanna’s son Viraj Khanna is debuting as an artist in his solo show titled ‘What My Mother Didn’t Teach Me’ opening in March at a Kolkata-based art gallery. Viraj Khanna grew up in an environment

‘This World Below Zero Fahrenheit’

“This World Below Zero Fahrenheit: Travels in the Kashmir Valley” is an insightful travelogue that presents a portrait of people who have been overshadowed by the place they live in, even as it ruminates on the idea of home and exile as author Suhas Munshi provides a unique social and cultural perspective of a state

‘Shadow of music’

An online exhibition of archival portraits of leading Indian classical artists, including Kishori Amonkar, Pt. Birju Maharaj and Shovana Narayan, taken at their live performances is currently open for view. The photographs are taken by Lucknow-based photographer Rakesh Sinha…writes Siddhi Jain. The exhibition is titled ‘Aks–e–Mausiqui’ (Shadow of Music). This collection of heritage photographs of

‘Words have the power to create magic’

According to Stephen Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer at Nokia phones, “if the last year has shown us anything it’s the importance of positivity…writes Siddhi Jain. Indian author, Ruskin Bond, and British spoken-word artist George the Poet e widely known for kicking off the Royal Wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry with his poem e

Indian writers into diverse topics

“There is a saying, a reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. It’s also the same for the writer. A writer lives a thousand lives before he dies.”…writes Siddhi Jain. 2020 has proven to be a challenging year for most relationships, including authors’ relationship with their writing. Ahead of Valentine’s Day, four Indian writers,

‘The Fearless Collective’

Suleman, in whose practice magical realism, femininity, art driven for social change and cutting edge technology finds a meeting point, started illustrating for a book at the age of 16…writes Sukant Deepak. Believing that the most incredible thing about the street is the fact that it is an activation of public life, contemporary artist Shilo

Artistic exploration of the symphony of nature

Khovar and Sohrai paintings by Tribal Art Forms, a collaboration between two Contemporary galleries Exhibit 320 and Blueprint12, are also on view on TAP India…writes Siddhi Jain. Beginning February 2021, The Art Platform (TAP) India is hosting new exhibitions by six galleries, along with selected works under a new section on the website called TAP

Crafting the future

This year, ICW finds its home across two prime locations in New Delhi – British Council and Bikaner House…writes Siddhi Jain. To give sustainable livelihood and exposure to craft communities post pandemic, New-Delhi based social venture Craft Village and British Council will launch the third chapter of India Craft Week (ICW) in the national capital.